Diapensia lapponica L.

Diapensia, Cushion Plant, Pincushion Plant

CLASSIFICATION

Main Group: Plant

Sublevel 1: Angiosperm

Sublevel 2: Eudicot

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Family: Diapensiaceae

Genus: Diapensia

Species: Diapensia lapponica

STATUS IN NEW ENGLAND

Origin: Native

Invasive, Pest, or Pathogen?: No

Rarity Designations:
ME - State Special Concern
NH - State Threatened
VT - State Endangered
VT Draft WAP (Sept. 2015) - SGCN (High Priority)

BIOLOGY/ECOLOGY

Feeding Type: Photoautotroph

Type of Spores/Gametophytes: Two types of spores, unisexual gametophytes

HABITAT

Wetland Indicator Status: Not Listed

ASSOCIATED SPECIES

PHOTOS OF Diapensia lapponica

PHOTOS OF SPECIES ASSOCIATIONS